Economic Development Department

City of King

The City of King is working to create an environment that is conducive to growing existing businesses and attracting new businesses. The city is in the heart of the Salinas Valley, which is considered the “Salad Bowl of the World”.

The City of King provides many advantages to businesses:
• Ideal geographic location
• Affordable housing

Close to:
• Fort Hunter Liggett, the largest installation in the Army Reserve
• The Monterey County Wine Tour route
• Pinnacles National Park
• Mission San Antonio de Padua
• Agricultural operations

Access to various transportation systems, including:
• Freeway access
• Public airport
• Rail service
• Designated business park called the East Ranch Business Park

The City of King’s is planning for the future, including:
• Working on a multimodal transit center near the Historic downtown.


Economic Development Brochure (PDF, 7.58MB)